How low can they go? RIOC snubs senior, among cascading failures…

How low can they go before hitting rock bottom? Before someone steps up and says, “Enough?” Is there any bottom to the RIOC barrel?

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One more six-figure RIOC job opening, and this one may hurt

Another six-figure RIOC job opening posted last week. And this one may be painful because we might lose one of Roosevelt Island’s few true allies inside the agency.

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Your money, Roosevelt Island: RIOC quietly seeks a new $190K Vice President

A new $190K vice president sought by RIOC, but you didn’t hear about it? You’re not supposed to because it’s another stealth job, and Roosevelt Islanders are not welcome.

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¿Tienes más de 60 años? Hay un estudio disponible para que des tus opiniones.

60 or older? You can get paid for your opinions on finances. Interested? Contact us at 646-962-7141 or email AgingBehavioralRsrch@med.cornell.edu. Space is limited, call today! Weill Cornell Medicine Center on Aging and Behavioral Research is recruiting Hispanics for a research study seeking to collect information on how older adults make financial decisions. No personal questions are asked; 

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The People, The Art, RIVAA Vernissage 20, Roosevelt Island, New York

RIVAA Vernissage 20 opened last weekend, and it was a milestone for Roosevelt Island. The artist collective postponed 2020’s “unveiling” because of COVID, but this year, it happened on time, signalling a comeback.

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What’s worse than RIOC seizing space in historic Blackwell House? Answer: Demanding free parking to go with it.

RIOC seizing space in Blackwell House, giving president/CEO Shelton Haynes a new office, was classic bad optics. But it took just a single week to top it as the state gobbled up sparse street parking, reserving them for his “guests…”

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4-24-21 Roosevelt Island: More Cherry Blossoms, More Broken Promises

On 4-24-21, Roosevelt Island, awash in the last round of cherry blossoms, welcomed a fresh flood of visitors. Hundreds of visitors enjoyed our Island, but something was missing. And it wasn’t anything new.

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Mornings on Roosevelt Island. Photography by Matt Kuhn

Mornings on Roosevelt Island features pictures taken by Matt Kuhn during photo safaris. They capture the lyrical images of days breaking and the community’s unique position inside New York City.

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What is Roosevelt Island? New York’s City of Tomorrow?

What is Roosevelt Island? A simple question with many answers, none definitive. Because Roosevelt Island is many things, a work in progress, and it depends on who’s looking and what they’re looking for… By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News Roosevelt Island Is… …an experiment, a work in progress, but results linger on a permanent

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